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2006 Derenoncourt Red Hills Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

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August 14, 2016 - $50

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RATINGS

92Wine Spectator

A supple, graceful, harmonious style, this is full-bodied, with smooth-textured red cherry, plum, currant and red licorice flavors that are pure and focused, both intense and detailed. The finish sails on. Drink now through 2016.

REGION

United States, California, North Coast, Lake County

North Coast AVA includes California’s most prestigious sub-appellations and vineyards. The three million acre area includes vineyards in six counties north of San Francisco and nearly 50 sub-appellations. The Napa Valley and Sonoma County AVAs are just two of the renowned sub-appellations included in the North Coast designation, which also includes the AVAs Diamond Mountain District, Howell Mountain, Oakville, Stag’s Leap and Rutherford, which are all among the most acclaimed wine producing districts in California. The North Coast AVA designation is generally used for wines made by blending grapes grown in several counties or AVAs. The appellation includes part of the counties of Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Marin, Solano and Lake.

TYPE

Red Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon

One of the most widely grown grape varieties, it can be found in nearly every wine growing region. A cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. It’s a hardy vine that produces a full-bodied wine with high tannins and great aging potential.